ARTICLES ABOUT equipment safety

June 3, 2015

Don’t Get Burned by Unsafe Grilling This Summer

There’s nothing more synonymous with summertime than backyard barbecues. While you gather with coworkers, friends, and family for outdoor cookouts this year, just remember that outdoor grilling poses some serious risks.

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April 13, 2015

Seven Steps for Better Communication Among Safety Professionals

On a jobsite, it’s pretty easy to tell where one craft begins and another ends. Each craft’s job has its boundaries, and one craftsperson isn’t likely to venture into another’s area of expertise. But what happens when the safety manager for the mechanical contractor notices that an electrician isn’t grounding a circuit correctly?

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April 2, 2014

Playing by the Rules of the (Off)Road

If your district has parks, or extensive easements, chances are your employees are using All Terrain Vehicles in the course and scope of their duty. All Terrain Vehicles are a big part of the operations at many districts, but they also pose tremendous safety concerns. Here’s what you need to know about ATV safety and coverages.

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January 3, 2005

Do You Know the Risks of Renting Equipment?

Accidents involving rented items such as lifts, forklifts, trailers, tents and chairs posed the greatest risks for consumers and were associated with the highest numbers of fatalities, injuries and damages in the equipment rental industry, according to the findings of a recent St. Paul Travelers study.

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